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by Pam Parry & Mary Jean Eisenhower

In the 1950s, public relations practitioners tried to garner respectability for their fledgling profession, and one international figure helped in that endeavor. President Dwight D. Eisenhower embraced public...

Centrist Rhetoric: The Production of Political Transcendence in the Clinton Presidency

by Antonio de Velasco

What exactly is happening when politicians evoke a center space beyond partisan politics to advance what are unmistakably political arguments? Drawing from an analysis of pivotal speeches surrounding Bill Clinton's...

Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in International Relations

by Mark Schafer & Scott Crichlow

Are good and bad outcomes significantly affected by the decision-making process itself? Indeed they are, in that certain decision-making techniques and practices limit the ability of policymakers to achieve...

Power Grab

by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann

New York Times best-selling authors Dick Morris and Eileen McGann, in their upcoming release by Humanix Books, contend that President Obama is at war with the Constitution and its provisions that provide for...

American Ideal

by Paul M. Rego

This book examines the political thought of Theodore Roosevelt, specifically his ceaseless desire and effort to reconcile America's individualistic tradition with the more collectivistic ideals of his Progressive...

Presidential Lessons in Leadership

by Ron Felber

Presidential Lessons in Leadership crystallizes the methods of leadership from six of America's greatest presidents during moments of personal challenge and turns them into concrete lessons that business leaders,...

The Cavalier Presidency

by Justin P. DePlato

In The Cavalier Presidency, Justin P. DePlato argues that executive emergency power undermines the normal processes of democratic republicanism and harms the rule of law. DePlato analyzes the theory of executive...

Democratic Vanguardism

by Michael Harland

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, transformed the way in which Americans and their leaders viewed the world. The tragic events of that day helped give rise to a foreign policy strategy commonly referred...

The Keys to the White House

by Allan J. Lichtman

With The Keys to the White House: A Surefire Guide to Predicting the Next President, average citizens are giving the pollsters and pundits a run for their money. In this book, prominent political analyst and...

The Presidency and Economic Policy

by Chris J. Dolan, John Frendreis & Raymond Tatalovich

The health of the American economy is a topic of discussion among undergraduate students in public policy and the American presidency. Policymakers and citizens also are concerned with economic prosperity and...

Lessons from a Diplomatic Life

by Marshall P. Adair

In his new book, Lessons from a Diplomatic Life: Watching Flowers from Horseback, retired State Department official and career diplomat Marshall P. Adair recounts and reflects on his time in the US Foreign Service....

The Cross and Reaganomics

by Eric R. Crouse

The Cross and Reaganomics: Conservative Christians Defending Ronald Reagan, by Eric R. Crouse, offers important insights on why Reaganomics was a major reason conservative Christians supported Reagan at the...

Zones of Twilight

by Amanda DiPaolo

The Bill of Rights was designed to protect the American public from encroachments of liberty by the federal government. During times of war, the president often spearheads efforts to limit rights in the name...

Fear, Power, and Politics

by Mary Cardaras

The book explores the dynamic and dysfunctional relationships between the executive and legislative branches of government and the news media after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Their collective behavior...

Historical Dictionary of the Carter Era

by Diane Kaufman & Scott Kaufman

James Earl Carter, Jr. – better known as Jimmy Carter – was not the greatest or most popular president of the United States but he did accomplish quite a lot in the fields of civil rights, energy and foreign...

Why Presidents Fail

by Richard M. Pious

Presidents are surrounded by political strategists and White House counsel who presumably know enough to avoid making the same mistakes as their predecessors. Why, then, do the same kinds of presidential failures...

The Last Liberal Republican

by John Roy Price

The Last Liberal Republican is a memoir from one of Nixon’s senior domestic policy advisors. John Roy Price—a member of the moderate wing of the Republican Party, a cofounder of the Ripon Society, and an...


by John J. Pitney

A Scathing Indictment of Donald Trump on the Eve of the 2020 Election

Un-American? President Donald J. Trump has been called many names, but how can this term apply to a candidate and president whose slogan is...

The Unorthodox Presidency of Donald J. Trump

by Paul Rutledge & Chapman Rackaway

The Unorthodox Presidency of Donald J. Trump explores the myriad ways in which candidate, and then president, Trump exemplifies a nontraditional version of US politics. As a candidate he eschewed the norms of...

The Center Did Not Hold

by Robert Eisenberg

With Joe Biden stepping back into the national scene, the time is ripe for a close assessment of the administration in which he served as vice-president.

The Center Did Not Hold weighs the progressive—and...